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Up-grading roads!

The road construction industry in India is undergoing a paradigm shift. Robust demand, higher investment and significant policy support in the road construction industry are driving the demand for motor graders in India.

Tata Motors bags order of 1000 buses from Haryana Roadways

Tata Motors, India’s largest commercial vehicle manufacturer, announced that it has bagged a prestigious order of 1000 buses from Haryana Roadways.

Tata Motors: Leading Ahead Towards a Safer Era of Mobility

Tata Motors has consistently strived to engineer safer trucking through advanced mobility solutions.

Smooth road ahead!

Roads and highways sector is considered to be the most vibrant infrastructure segment where a lot of activities ongoing consistently for a long time.

Tata Motors’ Trucks: Leading Towards a Safer Era of Mobility

Spanning over five million kilometres, Indian roads comprise one of the largest transportation networks in the world, carrying 90 per cent of country’s passenger traffic and 60 per cent of its goods.

MYCRANE partners with PV-E electric cranes

to offer zero-emissions lifting equipment

“We will be launching 63-inch tyres for the Indian market.”

Tractors and earthmoving equipment are the major demand drivers of OTR tyres,” says Prasanta Ganguly, Head – OTR Marketing (Domestic Sales), Balkrishna Industries (BKT).

Wirtgen’s 90 exhibits and 33 world premieres

In Munich, the Wirtgen Group is presenting sustainable – and therefore pioneering – solutions for the road construction industry and is once more demonstrating its outstanding powers of innovation.

On track: double-digit growth

Distribution, digitisation and electrification are expected to be the key drivers of the earthmoving equipment industry in the coming years.

Poised to higher grow

The demand for telehandlers has been increasing steadily, especially from the infrastructure construction and mining segments over the coming years.

The simulation factory answers heavy equipment variability

As heavy equipment engineers face countless obstacles due to the many different machine usages and configurations, Simcenter System Analyst software allows manufacturers to leverage the value of existing models by providing an easy-to-use, deskilled simulation platform for performing trade-off and optimisation studies.

On The Roll

The OTR tyre market is forecasted to reach 15 million units by 2023, growing at a CAGR of 9.05 per cent in volume terms.

Tata Motors launches all-new 5W30 synthetic engine oil for CVs

Promises lower TCO, improved fuel economy and reduced carbon impact

JK Tyre drives into India’s highest motorable region with Total Control

Expands its nationwide presence by opening its first Steel Wheels showroom in Ladakh UT

Sandip of JCBL: Market is shifting towards bigger vehicles in tippers

Sandip Chakroborty, Managing Director, JCBL, speaks on the market for tipper bodies in India.

Bobcat to showcase electric, digital concepts at Bauma

Bobcat has unveiled two electric compact excavators the E32 and the E10e

Tata Motors makes India’s trucks smarter, safer and more efficient

Tata Motors launched India’s first CNG-powered Medium & Heavy Commercial Vehicle (M&HCV) truck.

“Digitalisation plays a major role in today’s mining operation.”

Animesh Nandy, National Sales Manager, (India, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh & Sri Lanka), Epiroc Mining India, speaks on the current scenario of underground mining in India.

Tata Motors to acquire Ford India's Sanand plant

Tata Motors has reportedly announced that its subsidiary Tata Passenger Electric Mobility (TPEML) has inked a pact to acquire Ford India's Sanand-based manufacturing plant for Rs 7.26 billion.

Apollo Tyres launches two tyre brands for electric vehicles in India

Apollo Tyres a multinational tyre manufacturing firm based in India has launched two tyre brands for electric passenger cars and two-wheelers because it is optimistic about potential in both the domestic and international markets.

Equipment manufacturers lead IoT mining revolution

Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technologies that can seamlessly connect vehicles, machinery and personnel in even the world’s deepest mines promise a new era of safety, productivity and profitability for underground mining.

Forging and components industry to experience 60% decline due to electric vehicles: AIFI

The Association of Indian Forging Industry (AIFI) has witnessed a challenging time in the first half of 2022 as a result of increased input costs, particularly steel, aluminum, and nickel prices.

ExxonMobil in strategic partnership with THINK Gas to market CNG lubricants

ExxonMobil Lubricants announced a strategic partnership with THINK Gas Distribution, involved in clean fuel distribution to consumers, to market its range of compressed natural gas (CNG) lubricants for passenger and commercial vehicles.

The market is shifting towards bigger vehicles in the tipper segment

We have a total of five manufacturing plants in India, of which four are located in North India and one in South India

Heading towards a new high!

After two years of lull, the excavator market should grow again and reach 25,000 units in 2022.

SAMIL sets new benchmark; conducts 100 auctions across 100 locations

The event recorded footfalls of over 15,000 customers.

Auto component sector sees record turnover of Rs 4.2 trillion in FY22: ACMA

Indian auto components industry clocked its highest-ever turnover of Rs 4.2 trillion in 2021-22, registering a growth of 23 per cent on the back of strong performance in exports

Optimising efficiency

Choosing the right lubricant is essential in helping to improve reliability, boost productivity and reduce the frequency of breakdowns.

Components industry to witness 60% decline due to EVs: AIFI President

AIFI has expressed concerns to the government over high steel, aluminum, and nickel prices, as the increase in steel prices has damaged the Indian forging industry

Tata Motors’ ‘Construck’ range of mining tippers

These tippers have always been the preferred workhorse in the mining operations.

Trailer Maintenance Tips

To get the most from trailers, Troy Geisler of Talbert Manufacturing and Lloyd Hair of Keen Transport provide some tips to prevent costly damage and keep trailers in top shape.

Forging and components industry to experience 60% decline due to electric vehicles: AIFI

• The increase in steel, aluminium, and nickel prices have hammered the industry in India

Truck Safety Matters – Multi Party Campaign

Integrated Transport Centre in Abu Dhabi, Al Masaood, Bridgestone and RoadSafetyUAE teamed up for a multi-party initiative.

Tata Elxsi doubles Q1 hiring on push from EVs

Tata Elxsi, a leading provider of design-led technology services including the auto sector, added 771 employees during April-June (Q1FY23) period.

Petronas announced strategic lubricants partner for Tata Motors

Petronas Lubricants (India) (PLIPL) and Tata Motors announced their new partnership at a signing ceremony, making Petronas Lubricants a strategic lubricants partner for Tata Motors’ commercial vehicles.

Automation: Need of the Hour

The world is entering an age of robotics, and the construction industry could be the next.

Tata Motors’ HSA for enhanced safety and lower maintenance costs

The Construck Tippers have always been the preferred workhorses

Enhancing efficiency

India’s construction equipment market is growing quickly, and this is stimulating demand for bearings. The bearing industry is expected to grow at a rate of 9 to 10 per cent in the years ahead.

The Concrete Advantage!

The concrete equipment market is expected to rise on account of anticipated growth in the construction industry, increasing FDIs, and the rising number of smart city projects in the country.

Mahindra Group inks pact with Volkswagen to expand EV range

India's Mahindra & Mahindra has planned to get additional components from other firms to expand its electric vehicle (EV) range.

Mahindra Group inks pact with Volkswagen to expand EV range

India's Mahindra & Mahindra has planned to get additional components from other firms to expand its electric vehicle (EV) range

Mahindra launches BS4 backhoe loader with better productivity

Mahindra’s Construction Equipment Division (MCE) has launched its new range of BS4 backhoe loaders called the Mahindra EarthMaster SX. Interestingly, the company is making big claim with the promise of a disruptive customer value proposition.

Mahindra launches BS4 backhoe loader with better productivity

Mahindra’s Construction Equipment Division (MCE) has launched its new range of BS4 backhoe loaders called the Mahindra EarthMaster SX. Interestingly, the company is making big claim with the promise of a disruptive customer value proposition

Grove Brings All-Wheel Steering to TTS9000-2 Truck Crane

Featuring all-wheel steering and a six-section boom that extends from 36 to 169 feet, Grove has introduced the TTS9000-2 truck crane.

High Productivity, Solid Savings with Tata SIGNA 2825.K REPTO RMC

In many small and compact mobile applications, the requirements for control tasks are increasing.

JK Tyre launches 4 new OTR tyres at Excon 2021

Expanding their product range, Indian tyre major, JK Tyre & Industries launched four new offerings in their off-the-road tyre segment at South Asia’s largest construction equipment event Excon 2021 in Bengaluru.

Siemens’ new micro servo-drive system for extra-low-voltage manufacturing applications

Siemens is extending its drive portfolio in the extra-low-voltage range for 24 to 48-V EC motors with its new SIMATIC MICRO-DRIVE.

Infra push for mini equipment

According to Arizton’s latest research report, India’s construction equipment market will grow at a CAGR of 8.9 per cent during 2022-2028. Mini excavators hold a decent share in the overall construction equipment industry.

Lifting up!

The hoist market is expected to grow at a CAGR of up to 7.3 per cent till 2025.

JK Tyre launches 4 new OTR tyres at Excon 2021

ur new products namely: 45/65-45 58PR VEM 63 L5 TL, 14.00-24 GTL CHAMP 16 PR G3 TT, 12.00-24 HARD ROCK CHAMPION 20PR E4 TT and 16.00-25 VEM 045 44PR E3 TT have been added to their existing product portfolio.

Mahindra launches BS4 backhoe loader with better productivity

The company is guaranteeing the highest productivity per litre in the segment else they will take the machine back. Moreover, an uptime service guarantee is also being offered to customers.

CEAT to provide tech for connected vehicles, EV components

CEAT has planned to diversify its product portfolio by offering the latest technologies for connected vehicles and electric vehicles (EVs).

We plan to double our production capacity

ACE, one of the largest construction equipment players in the mobile and tower crane segments in India, showcased its upgraded and new backhoe loader models in different engine horsepower categories at Excon along with award-winning products like a special crane for piling, 360-degree slew pick-n-carry crane, and manlift crane.

Volvo CE’s New Electric Compact Excavators and Wheel Loader

Contractors can now pre-order any of Volvo Construction Equipment’s newest electric machines: the L20 Electric compact wheel loader and the EC18 and ECR18 Electric compact excavators.

Hamm | HC Series: Advanced Engine Technology for Earthworks

Since August 2021, Hamm has supplied new compactor models from the HC series to the Indian market. The machines, weighing 11t, are available with or without a drum drive.

Tata Motors showcases high-performance trucks

Tata Motors, India’s largest commercial vehicle manufacturer, showcased its state-of-the-art high-performance trucks.

Daimler India, PPS inaugurates BharatBenz dealership in Jabalpur

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV), in collaboration with PPS Trucking, inaugurated the new BharatBenz dealership in Madhya Pradesh’s Jabalpur.

BharatBenz expands reach in Central India

BharatBenz expands reach in Central India

We have a positive outlook on future of power transmissions products

We have been participating in Excon, since its sixth edition. Over these editions, we have gathered many a positive experience and have watched this exhibition, mirror the growth of the construction equipment industry in India.

Gmmco: A one-stop solution provider

Established in 1967, Gmmco is part of the $2.8 billion diversified CK Birla Group. Gmmco is a priority Caterpillar dealer for south, central and western India selling mining, construction and energy equipment to customers including CIL, SCCL, and other state-owned enterprises. Gmmco offers a one-stop solution shop for all industrial requirements.

Gmmco: A one-stop solution provider

Gmmco, a part of the $2.8 billion diversified CK Birla Group, has a wide portfolio of construction equipment, including excavators, loaders, motor graders and off-highway trucks. Proven technological leadership, superior build quality, optimum costs and an efficient service network make Caterpillar equipment stand apart from competitors.

Opportunities for 45t class excavators are immense

Rahul Shorey National Head – Construction, Tata Hitachi Construction Machinery Company.

Bringing biodiesel on the market

Fuel costs and India’s reliance on foreign fuel sources are a constant concern for many construction owners whose businesses are heavily dependent on machinery that requires diesel. Many alternate energy sources have been discussed, researched, and used in the past but, for equipment, the primary form of alternate fuel has become biodiesel.

Poised for growth

With the mining segment getting government support in a big way, the truck and tipper segment will witness growing demand in the days to come.

Eyeing new heights

The year 2021 gave numerous ups and downs for the construction equipment and equipment financing industries. When the year comes to an end, the sectors look forth towards infrastructure as the ‘Growth Puller’ for the period ahead.

Chamarajanagar to set up lithium-ion cells production unit

Chamarajanagar in Karnataka will set up a production unit of Lithium-ion cells and batteries, which will soon power the electric vehicle (EV) revolution across India.

Indian auto component industry likely to grow 8-10% in FY23

According to rating agency Icra, the Indian auto component industry might have 8% to 10% growth in Financial Year (FY) 2023, due to the easing of supply-chain issues along with commodity inflation in the next half of the year.

Infra growth to boost filter demand

The Indian filtration equipment market is expected to grow at a steady pace despite tough market conditions.

Smart Solutions to Augment Steel Production

The Mobilgrease XHPTM 461 is a part of the Mobilgrease XHPTM 460 Series that has been designed to outperform conventional products by applying high-performance proprietary lithium complex manufacturing technology.

NHAI to construct 14.80 km six-lane bypass ahead of Bhandara city

The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) would construct a 14.80 km six-lane bypass ahead of Bhandara city for smooth flow of traffic between Nagpur-Bhandara-Raipur. The overall cost of the project is Rs 700 crore.

MoRTH lays foundation stone of NH projects worth Rs 3,972 cr

The Minister of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH), Nitin Gadkari, laid the foundation stone for National Highway (NH) Projects worth Rs 3,972 crore in Belgavi.

Vedanta to invest $15 bn in semiconductor, display unit ventures

The Vedanta Group, led by Anil Agarwal, is preparing for two individual ventures which may witness investments of around $15 billion in chip and display manufacturing space across the country.

Govt to allow retro fitment of CNG kit to replace diesel engines in BS-VI vehicles

The Ministry of Road Transport & Highways has proposed to allow modification via retro fitment of CNG kit and replacement of diesel engines with CNG engines, in case of BS-VI vehicles, less than 3.5 tonne.

NIP can make CE tick

As per the ICEMA report, the Indian construction equipment (CE) industry has experienced a 23 per cent drop in sales at the end of the third quarter of the current financial year (Q3FY22) compared to Q3FY21.

DICV’s Sustainability Goals

As an environmentally-conscious organisation, DICV is also moving forward along a roadmap that helps tackle climate change while spurring economic growth.

What’s Your C-sat Score?

C-SAT is a commonly used metric that acts as a key performance indicator for customer service and product quality in all kinds of businesses. C-SAT is short for customer satisfaction score.

The world is transitioning towards sustainable business practices.

Our emphasis has always been to keep the customer foremost in our mind. We have therefore, laid special emphasis on customer-friendly products and solutions that are easy to adapt to and help in enhancing usability and serviceability.

We plan to move to electric

Customer satisfaction is important in any business. We were in constant touch with our customers by keeping their focus on our business by contacting them and offering solutions.

Our Indian products are now equipped with BSIV engines

Customers always need a product that can increase their productivity. With that they also focus on saving cost on fuel and maintenance.

At L&T, customer centricity has been at the core of all activities

At L&T, customer centricity has been at the core of all activities and decisions. With our credo ‘In Service lies Success’, we have continuously provided superior value delivery to customers both in terms of the latest technology and superior performance products aided by unmatched after-sales support.

Electric mobility is the segment we focus on most

Kessler, as the name suggests, has a long history just as any other German /European company, and is being run by the third-generation family and closely linked with the southern German region.

Use of automation in road construction may increase

Share insights on technological up-gradation that has happened recently or might happen in near future in the construction and engineering business.

Use of advanced automation is transforming infra development

Today, automation vendors and OEMs are shifting their focus significantly according to the needs of their customers, i.e., end-users. This results in a wide-ranging transformation of products, solutions, and business models

ACE has always believed in innovation to achieve excellence

ACE (Action Construction Equipment) is India’s leading material handling and construction equipment manufacturing company with a majority market share in the mobile cranes and tower cranes segment

Liebherr's dealer in Luxembourg celebrates 50th anniversary

Liebherr R 924 G8 jubilee crawler excavator chosen for 50th anniversary celebrations

B&B Attachments exhibits at UK Concrete Show

Celebrating its tenth anniversary this year, the UK CONCRETE Show has grown to become Europe’s largest specialist concrete event and is attended by key buyers and industry professionals from all over the world. You will see everything that's new in concrete from all the biggest names in the industry!

India generates 81% lithium-ion batteries for EVs: Nitin Gadkari

Nitin Gadkari, Minister of Road Transport and Highways told the media that India has been manufacturing 81 per cent of lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles (EVs) in the country.

Tata Motors plans to invest Rs 15k cr in EV market

Tata Motors, a leading global automobile manufacturer, is planning to invest Rs 15,000 crore in the electric vehicle (EV) segment over the next five years.

CNH Industrial inaugurates technology centre in Gurugram

CNH Industrial has officially inaugurated its new India technology centre in Gurugram.

Trimble, Qualcomm partner on mapping

Trimble RTX GNSS technology is now available for Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 and Snapdragon 888 Mobile Platforms.

Linde launches new C-MATIC robotic trucks

Germany-based Linde Material Handling is adding the new C-MATIC robotic trucks that can handle maximum loads of 600, 1,000, and 1,500 kg faster and more agilely than previous models.

Kohler Engines approves use of HVO for diesel engines

Kohler Engines said it will be using hydrotreated vegetable oils (HVO) in all its diesel engines.

Castrol launches all-new BS-VI ready MAGNATEC engine oils

Castrol, India’s leading lubricant brand, announced the launch of its latest range of Castrol MAGNATEC, featuring India’s widest offering of BS-VI-ready engine oils for cars and SUVs.

JK Tyre introduces puncture guard tyre

JK Tyre & Industries has launched India’s first puncture guard tyres for four-wheelers. Driven by the technological expertise of producing high performance tyres suited for Indian conditions, JK Tyre, aims to revolutionize the industry with puncture guard tyres for new generation cars available in market.

National Crane unveils short-chassis boom truck

Ashort-chassis version of a National Crane NBT45-2 boom truck was displayed at Work Truck Week 2022 as a solution for confined, congested job sites. Based around a 2023 Peterbilt 567 chassis, the NBT45127-2 has a wheelbase shortened by around 23 inches, so it now measures 250 inches.

There is an increase in demand for underground equipment

Sandeep Mathur, Brand Leader, New Holland CASE Construction Equipment, shares light on technological upgradation happened recently.

infra demand boosts rental market

Rental is the future. Infrastructure stimulus measures and pent-up demand in the Indian market suggest growth ahead for equipment rental firms.

Tata Motors Construck: “Carry More! Earn More!”

Construck offers the high-capacity load bodies at various tonnage nodes to ensure higher business productivity.

CNH Industrial inaugurates technology centre in Gurugram

This strategic hub is an integral part of the company’s global R&D footprint focusing on product development and digital solutions.

Castrol launches all-new BS-VI ready MAGNATEC engine oils

Castrol, India’s leading lubricant brand, announced the launch of its latest range of Castrol MAGNATEC, featuring India’s widest offering of BS-VI-ready engine oils for cars and SUVs